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DMA Making Friends With Klyde Warren

Take that, food trucks along Woodall Rodgers, blocking the DMA from the folks in Klyde Warren Park. Now the DMA’s Woodall Rodgers entrance will have a new plaza, new pavilion – and a new outdoor food service center.

A New ‘Dawn’ Comes To Old Parkland

The private, office development Harlan Crow has built around Old Parkland Hospital has become an intellectual theme park. Famous quotations from Founding Fathers are carved into walls. And now it’s graced with something rare hereabouts: an actual town square with a neo-classic column as its centerpiece.

Come See Where The McKinney Avenue Contemporary Is Headed

Come see the new Big MAC — the Cedars compound where the McKinney Avenue Contemporary will eventually be moving. They’re holding an open house there tonight.

Secrets Of The Meyerson: A Conversation With Mort Meyerson

As the DSO’s 25th anniversary season celebrating the Meyerson Symphony Center starts to end, we close out our project, Secrets of the Meyerson, by sitting down with the man who led the 10-year-long effort to create the finest concert hall of the past century.

Arts Districts’ Artists Housing Is Going to Get A LOT Of New Neighbors

A plan to have working artists actually living in Dallas’ Arts District will now have them rubbing shoulders with wealthy neighbors. A 39-unit, low-cost housing project now will also be a luxury tower with storefront retail. All part of the plan, actually.

Cultural Affairs Commission Votes To Remove White Rock Water Theater

The commission’s recommendation now goes to the Arts, Culture and Libraries of the Dallas City Council — which is likely to recommend the full council “de-accession” the art work

White Rock Water Theater Gets Negative Engineering Report

It’s not looking good for the controversial artwork. The metal poles designed to attract wildlife to the Bath House area are failing, engineers say. But theres a “win-win” proposal being floated.

Cedar Fever? We Get A Tour of Where The MAC Is Headed Downtown

The MAC was in Uptown before Uptown existed. But now it’s headed south – to a sprawling, old complex in the Cedars. But will Kitchen Dog Theater move with it? Should it?

Clements Hospital Art : A Prescription for Precision

Guest blogger Gail Sachson finds the new hospital is full of healing art.

Critic’s Choice: Mark Lamster’s 2014 Highlights

We talk with the Dallas Morning News’ architecture critic about the Trinity Tollway, DART, DFW Airport, the change in the city’s talk about its future and one of his favorite small-scale design projects this past year.

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